Travel Blogs from Playa Hermosa
... the work I will be doing there.
I've been meeting a lot of people and everyone is really nice. Yesterday one of our friends took us to the river for a cookout. It was a long walk through the country dirt roads, past farms and monkey filled forests. It's dry season so the water was pretty low and it was freezing! We had a little cookout with some sausage ...
... US -- nothing like in El Salvador.
The Ticos are fewer, some 4.5 million, and come from a richer country (twice the GDP per capita of Nicaragua). They have a long tradition of universal education and democracy. Their economy has long relied on high value agriculture -- starting with coffee and now extending to rice, pineapple, sugar cane, oil palm. The fact that coffee was grown in many small estates ...
... park & we see horses in the middle of the road with one man herding them. This region of Costa Rica is known for cowboys. I had never driven a car through this many horses and it made me nervous.
Made it to the parking lot, yeah, there were other cars, too! A local man came up to our car and we knew he must be a guide. We told him that we wanted to do the hike to Blue Lake & La Cangrejo Waterfal, ...
... amp; over looked the ocean. It was a beautiful sunny day.
It wasn't the fancy breakfast buffet, but we had grapefruit juice, toast with blackberry jam, bacon & two eggs over easy. The yolk of the eggs down here are just so yummy, thick & orange...I know, weird description!
Sent Jeff off to his snorkeling adventure & promised to be right behind him to get photos. I actually felt like ...
... shade is only allowed for paying guests and this is basically like a posh auschwitz for the staff because you can't do ANYTHING. I got told off for eating a freaking orange by the pool for heavens sake. Does he really think that would offend his guests? We went back to the shop where I am closing with Brenda today. She wants to get more young people diving and into Coco's so I suggested doing a hostel/dive package, which apparently they already do. Need to get on promoting ...
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